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Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans handles the ball against the Miami Heat on March 22, 2014 at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Source: Layne Murdoch Jr./NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Lost For Answers On Recent Losing Streak

After losing again over the weekend, the questions surrounding the Miami Heat ahead of the playoffs are growing as the team tries to stop a streak of seven losses in the last 11 games.

CBS Miami–03/24/2014

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - MAY 28: Roy Hibbert #55 of the Indiana Pacers reacts in the secon dhalf against the Miami Heat during Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals of the 2013 NBA Playoffs at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on May 28, 2013 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Heat Has Tall Task Trying To Stop Hibbert

Finding a weakness in the Miami Heat has perplexed opponents for the last two years, but the Indiana Pacers may have solved the problem by driving a 7’2”, 260 pound hole through the middle of the Heat’s defense.

CBS Miami–12/12/2013

Milwaukee Bucks vs Miami Heat

Heat Begin To Show Signature Defense Against Bucks

Just hours after Miami Heat superstar LeBron James said the team’s defense was playing like *expletive*; the Heat put together a solid all-around performance Tuesday night to blow out the Milwaukee Bucks, 118-95.

CBS Miami–11/13/2013

San Antonio Spurs v Miami Heat - Game Two

Heat Blowout Spurs In Game 2

The San Antonio Spurs came into Game 2 looking to take a commanding lead over the Miami Heat in the 2013 NBA Finals. By the time the final buzzer sounded, the Spurs bore witness to the power of the fully operational battle station that is the Heat.

CBS Miami–06/09/2013

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The NBA Finals By The Numbers

The Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs don’t look like almost exact copies of each other, but statistically speaking there’s almost no better matchup of teams than the two squads headed for the NBA Finals.

CBS Miami–06/04/2013

MIAMI, FL - FEBRUARY 4: Dwyane Wade #3 of the Miami Heat goes up the floor for a tip-in against the Charlotte Bobcats during a game on February 4, 2013 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Issac Baldizon/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Storm The Bobcats, 99-94

LeBron James has spent his entire life being called the best in the game and Monday night, he almost added another feather to his cap. James scored 31 points on 13-of-14 shooting to lead Miami past Charlotte 99-94 Monday night, giving the Heat their 10th consecutive victory against the Bobcats.

CBS Miami–02/05/2013

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Heat Ratcheting Up The Defense

The Miami Heat have spent most of the regular season on cruise control, taking a long view of being ready for the playoffs. The Heat has struggled in areas, but the team’s defense seems to be rediscovering it’s 2012 self in recent days.

CBS Miami–02/04/2013

Miami Heat v Brooklyn Nets

Heat Leave Nets Tangled Up After 20 Point Victory

Brooklyn Nets forward Reggie Evans said the Heat’s 2012 title should come with an asterisk because of the shortened season. Thursday night, the Heat showed Evans what a real champion looked like with a 105-85 blowout of Evans’ Nets team.

CBS Miami–01/31/2013

Chris Bosh

Heat’s Defensive Funk Continues Against Knicks

The Miami Heat had been undefeated at home heading into Thursday night’s game against the New York Knicks. The Heat had won a few close games and New York was without Carmelo Anthony, so it looked like another Heat win was very possible.

CBS Miami–12/07/2012

MIAMI, FL - JUNE 17: Miami Heat players Chris Bosh #1, LeBron James #6 and Dwyane Wade #3 celebrate while playing against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Three of the 2012 NBA Finals at American Airlines Arena on June 17, 2012 in Miami, Florida.  (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Heat Look To Take Commanding Lead In Game 4

The Miami Heat have seen this act before and they are hoping for a much different outcome for the 2012 NBA Finals than what happened in the 2011 NBA Finals.

CBS4–06/18/2012

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